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WILMINGTON

Built in 1941, by the Bethlehem Steel Company of Beaumont, Texas (hull #251) as the Peter Moran for the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York.

In 1965, the tug was transferred to the Moran Towing Company's subsidiary. The Curtis Bay Towing Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Where she was renamed as the Thomas Point.

In 1989, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Brothers Towing Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Wilmington.

In 2004, the tug was scuttled.


  • Vessel Name: WILMINGTON
  • USCG Doc. No.: 241108
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 5275911
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WA9480
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 251
  • Ship Builder: BETHLEHEM STEEL COMPANY, INC.
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Length: 100.2
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, NC.
  • Hull Depth: 11.4
  • Hull Breadth: 25.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 212
  • Net Tonnage: 69
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Peter Moran, Thomas Point, WILMINGTON
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Moran Towing Co., Curtis Bay Towing Co., McAllister Bros. Towing Co., MCALLISTER TOWING OF WILMINGTON INC